Junior Secondary School student of Mount Carmel Girls School, Ikare Akoko local Government Area, Ondo State, identified as Motunrayo John, was reportedly swept away by a flood.
The flood was said to have been caused by a downpour in the community which the incident had happened on Tuesday in Semusemu area of the town.
According to sources in the community, the girl was playing with erosion and she put her legs inside the water when she mistakenly slipped into the water and was carried away.
The Divisional Police Officer in Ikare Akoko, Mr. Olatujoye Akinwande, who confirmed the incident said the school principal, Mrs. Ajoke Asiwaju, reported the matter at the police station.
He said the search and rescue operation had commenced.